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Passion, Purpose and Praise: Key Themes at Charlotte Small Business Conference

Small Business Week Charlotte

Small Business Week Charlotte

It’s Small Business Week this week in Charlotte, NC, and the city is celebrating with a number of events, workshops, and awards ceremonies throughout the week.

Yesterday, the “Signature Event,” the Charlotte Small Business Week Conference, was held to both celebrate and inspire small businesses in the region.

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Oh, No! My Small Business is Being Audited!

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Did you know that small businesses are audited more often than large corporations?

While this is a fairly common occurrence, it can be a nerve-wracking time for a small business owner. You may be aware of basics like keeping all of your records for seven years, but that won’t help you keep a cool . . . → Read More: Oh, No! My Small Business is Being Audited!

Small Business Failures: What Went Wrong?

small business failures

It doesn’t matter the size, businesses large and small fail all the time.

The strange thing is, those whose businesses do fail sometimes don’t know why.

Because recognizing a problem is the key to fixing it, here are a few distinct reasons why some small businesses fall by the wayside.

Poor Planning

 A clear . . . → Read More: Small Business Failures: What Went Wrong?

Do I Need to Hire a Bookkeeper When I Start a Business?

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Small Business Bookkeeping

When their small business are just starting out, owners may wonder if a bookkeeper is a good idea or an expense they just can’t absorb until they are better established.

Through careful overview of their business and goals, they can easily find out if a bookkeeper is a good idea.

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Will Email Marketing Help My Small Business?

email marketing

Something that every new business needs in order to survive is exposure. A startup that nobody knows about will quickly shut down if the proper marketing approach isn’t taken.

Luckily, email marketing is there to help. But there’s a fine line between effective emails and ones that’ll go straight from a customer’s inbox to . . . → Read More: Will Email Marketing Help My Small Business?